The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 6 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 78 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.90% 20.42% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.17% 52.35% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74 47 31
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,300 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Linux
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
236 149 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 42.37% 39.01% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 157 87 106
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 67 (47.18%) UNIX
2 64 (45.07%) Windows
3 44 (30.99%) VMware
4 41 (28.87%) Oracle
5 40 (28.17%) SQL
6 39 (27.46%) Firewall
7 33 (23.24%) WAN
7 33 (23.24%) Degree
7 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (22.54%) VMware ESX
8 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (20.42%) Active Directory
10 28 (19.72%) TCP/IP
10 28 (19.72%) LAN
11 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
12 23 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (16.20%) MS Exchange
12 23 (16.20%) C++
13 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (14.79%) C
14 21 (14.79%) MySQL
15 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
15 20 (14.08%) Cisco
15 20 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 20 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (13.38%) Oracle Database
16 19 (13.38%) Java
16 19 (13.38%) Solaris
16 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
17 18 (12.68%) Retail

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (16.20%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.04%) JBoss
5 9 (6.34%) Apache
6 6 (4.23%) IIS
7 5 (3.52%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) Node.js
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.70%) WordPress
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (8.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.04%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (7.04%) Amazon S3
2 10 (7.04%) Amazon ELB
2 10 (7.04%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.46%) Firewall
2 33 (23.24%) WAN
3 28 (19.72%) TCP/IP
3 28 (19.72%) LAN
4 12 (8.45%) HTTP
5 11 (7.75%) FTP
5 11 (7.75%) SSL
6 10 (7.04%) Kerberos
6 10 (7.04%) LDAP
6 10 (7.04%) OpenVPN
7 8 (5.63%) Internet
8 7 (4.93%) SAN
9 6 (4.23%) DNS
9 6 (4.23%) Network Security
10 5 (3.52%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.52%) WLAN
10 5 (3.52%) MPLS
10 5 (3.52%) OSPF
10 5 (3.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.79%) MySQL
2 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 19 (13.38%) Oracle Database
4 16 (11.27%) Relational Database
5 14 (9.86%) Oracle Exadata
6 12 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (8.45%) Oracle Discoverer
6 12 (8.45%) RDBMS
6 12 (8.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (8.45%) Essbase
7 10 (7.04%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (7.04%) Redis
8 8 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.82%) OLTP
9 4 (2.82%) OLAP
9 4 (2.82%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.11%) Big Data
11 2 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (6.34%) SilkPerformer
1 9 (6.34%) LoadRunner
2 8 (5.63%) JUnit
3 5 (3.52%) WinRunner
3 5 (3.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.41%) Ant
4 2 (1.41%) GNU Toolchain
4 2 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.70%) Hudson
5 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.70%) Introscope
General
1 18 (12.68%) Retail
2 10 (7.04%) Finance
3 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 46 (32.39%) Support Engineer
2 23 (16.20%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.38%) Technical Support
3 19 (13.38%) Technical Support Engineer
3 19 (13.38%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (11.27%) Architect
5 14 (9.86%) DBA
6 13 (9.15%) Consultant
7 12 (8.45%) Graduate
7 12 (8.45%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (8.45%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (7.75%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Linux Support Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Linux Support
9 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (5.63%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) Web Services
2 12 (8.45%) HTML
3 10 (7.04%) CSS
4 8 (5.63%) J2EE
4 8 (5.63%) jQuery
5 4 (2.82%) J2SE
5 4 (2.82%) JDBC
5 4 (2.82%) Servlets
5 4 (2.82%) .NET
5 4 (2.82%) Spring
5 4 (2.82%) HTML5
6 3 (2.11%) CSS3
6 3 (2.11%) SOAP
7 2 (1.41%) POSIX
7 2 (1.41%) XML
7 2 (1.41%) Java EE
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (1.41%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.41%) Sencha Touch
8 1 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.11%) Open Source
5 3 (2.11%) IPTV
5 3 (2.11%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.11%) Smartcard
5 3 (2.11%) EMV
6 2 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 67 (47.18%) UNIX
2 64 (45.07%) Windows
3 33 (23.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (13.38%) Solaris
7 12 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (7.04%) Amazon Linux
9 9 (6.34%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.34%) Android
9 9 (6.34%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.23%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.11%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.11%) SUSE
11 3 (2.11%) Debian
12 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.70%) CentOS
13 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
2 15 (10.56%) Validation
3 12 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.75%) Migration
5 10 (7.04%) ITIL
5 10 (7.04%) Incident Management
5 10 (7.04%) TOGAF
6 9 (6.34%) Test Management
7 8 (5.63%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.93%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (4.93%) Scrum
8 7 (4.93%) Test Automation
8 7 (4.93%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.23%) Process Management
9 6 (4.23%) Software Testing
9 6 (4.23%) Network Management
10 5 (3.52%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.52%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) SQL
2 23 (16.20%) C++
3 21 (14.79%) C
4 19 (13.38%) Java
5 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.82%) PHP
7 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.11%) Korn
8 3 (2.11%) Perl
8 3 (2.11%) Python
9 2 (1.41%) Ruby
10 1 (0.70%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.70%) C-shell
10 1 (0.70%) Jython
10 1 (0.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 33 (23.24%) Degree
2 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.34%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.34%) ISEB
4 7 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.11%) CCNA
7 2 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (22.54%) VMware ESX
2 29 (20.42%) Active Directory
3 23 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (9.86%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (7.04%) NFS
6 10 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (4.93%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.11%) KVM
9 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) Nagios
1 10 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (7.04%) logstash
2 9 (6.34%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.41%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 44 (30.99%) VMware
2 41 (28.87%) Oracle
3 20 (14.08%) Cisco
4 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.15%) HP
5 12 (8.45%) Hyperion
6 8 (5.63%) Sun
7 7 (4.93%) Fujitsu
7 7 (4.93%) IBM
7 7 (4.93%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.93%) NetApp
8 6 (4.23%) Symantec
9 5 (3.52%) Nokia
9 5 (3.52%) Citrix
10 4 (2.82%) Juniper
11 3 (2.11%) Dell
11 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.41%) Proofpoint
12 2 (1.41%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.41%) Sourcefire
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